Economic growth

Balancing access to digital lending with suitable law

Joseph Githaiga and Christopher Ndegwa Increasing access to credit is an essential aspect of Kenya’s efforts to accelerate economic growth. […]

After lacklustre years, Kisumu makes a comeback

John Obiero Ogone   Being a Ja-Kisumo, I have seen many things happen to my home town. But I will […]

Tough times as Kenyans sell household items to survive

Mathew Ndung’u With Kenya having gone through tough economic times, dampening its economic outlook even before the onset of Covid-19 […]

Somaliland pride in economic growth as it marks 29th anniversary

There was no pomp and colour as the self declared Republic of Somaliland marked its 29th independence day on Monday. Due […]

NCBA Group net earnings jump 16pc to Sh7.8 billion

Zachary Ochuodho @zachuodho The NCBA Group wants to scale-up its retail banking, deepen its corporate banking and asset finance as […]

Kenyan-Norwegian business partnerships blooming

AMB Elin Rognlie        One of the largest Norwegian business delegations to ever visit an African country has […]

Five commercial banks record Sh77.6b net profit

EARNINGS: As commercial banks in Kenya continue releasing their annual financial results for year ended December 31, 2019, what appears […]

Coronavirus wipes Sh28b out of Securities Exchange

Zachary Ochuodho @zachuodho There was slight improvement in share prices of some counters at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), a […]

Why businesses should embrace inclusivity, diversity

Diversity in the business environment is not just about gender, race and ethnicity. It now encompasses diverse religious and political […]

Why middle class figures are misleading

Lewis Njoka @LewisNjoka Economic experts are casting doubts on the narrative of a robust Kenyan middle class saying official data […]